Average Bench: 53% (238th of 1183)

more Based on 133,539 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 1FABFBFF000306C3, 00004E414C206472, 0000000000000000, 0FABFBFF000306C3 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4460 CPU @ 3.20GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4460 CPU @ 3.20GHz

The Intel Core i5-4460 is a slightly upgraded version of Intel's 2013 Haswell i5-4440. Comparing the i5-4460 and i5-4440 shows that the only change is an increase in both base and turbo frequencies from 3.4 to 3.5 GHz. In terms of effective speed the 4460 is exactly on a par with the average of the top ten user rated CPUs, not a bad result for an i5. Thanks to its four cores the 4460 is can easily deal with the vast majority of desktop computing (email, web browsing, word processing etc.). In fact this model is probably overpowered for the majority of users. Most users wont require the multi-core capabilities that the 4460 offers and will do better to choose a lower powered and cheaper CPU. [Jun '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 37%Average: 53% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4460 averaged 47.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 91.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 179Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4460 is 22.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4460 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 339Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 335Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 133,539 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.6 1-Core 91.3 100
129 2-Core 179 196
63.8% 135 Pts
Min Avg Max
212 4-Core 329 375
242 8-Core 335 375
45.2% 332 Pts
Min Avg Max
242 64-Core 339 376
22.7% 339 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 100
2-Core 176
66% 138 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 367
50% 368 Pts
64-Core 347
23% 347 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 99
2-Core 194
69% 147 Pts
4-Core 351
8-Core 364
49% 358 Pts
64-Core 377
25% 377 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.7
2-Core 187
61% 134 Pts
4-Core 351
8-Core 351
48% 351 Pts
64-Core 351
24% 351 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
1-Core 91.4
2-Core 177
64% 134 Pts
4-Core 344
8-Core 355
48% 350 Pts
64-Core 345
23% 345 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.1
2-Core 167
61% 129 Pts
4-Core 323
8-Core 342
45% 332 Pts
64-Core 344
23% 344 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,902,842 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $194 @ launch in May '14
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Typical Core i5-4460 Builds (Compare 5,978 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Dell Inspiron 3847

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $256

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4460 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor Numberi5-4460
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$182.00 - $187.00
Clock Speed3.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP84 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013D

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express RevisionUp to 3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1150

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

Haswell refreshed...

Added 5 years ago.

Good (edit your comment) Add link

21 days ago.

It is fast I can play gta 5 on it


Poor

2 months ago.

This CPU was the first good CPU i ever had


Good

4 months ago.

used it on my gaming PC for years and its still working well


Excellent

2 month ago.

i5 4460 top , i have this processor with gtx 960 2 gb.all games have enough performance


Average

2 months ago.

dsf


Terrible

28 days ago.

This CPU is whey overpriced for what he does don't buy it

Comment 

For the price, it offers perfect performance. I can play Watch Dogs on Ultra settings and all to max at full HD.—Nov '14


Good

4 days ago.

It became a low-end processor really fast.


Good

22 days ago.

d


Excellent

1 month ago.

Actually it is pretty good processor. I can play some cpu intensive game comfortably, and of course low cost. But the low clock will be major disadvantages. when you running unoptimized app that using mostly 2 cores.


Poor

1 month ago.

It's good for most games but take care not to use it just with the stock gpu as the gpu will tremendously bottleneck the cpu!


Terrible

2 years ago.

just don't you'll save some money by buying from amd like in the ryzen 3


Good

2 months ago.

This is a cheap and fast CPU. I picked up three of them with motherboards, SSD, case, PS, and 16GB of RAM each for less than $1000.00. I use them for laboratories and they eat through virtualized workloads. It's a nice enough chip for playing with bigger things, like HortonWorks, Docker, etc.


Good

1 month ago.

Plays all 2018/2019 modern AAA titles at 60fps+ on 1080p with a 1070GTX, however, it does bottleneck the GPU, costing you 10 - 20% performance but that doesn't really matter when you have 60+ fps. If you are still using one, don't worry about upgrading right now.


Above average

5 years ago.


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

19 months ago.

At least HP takes their prebuilt PCs seriously. Single core performance comparable to a Ryzen.


Poor

2 years ago.

it low for 4k


Good

3 years ago.

Been using this CPU for a year and I have a Stock intel cooler on it. Hottest it has gotten under full load with photo rendering and Video Rendering is 65c (149f) after 3 hour on 100% load with my room at 75f. I also game and i play csgo to mmo's to single player rpgs. I have had 0 problem with the CPU and having trouble replacing it because i got it so cheap and it performs so well. I love this little guy. may he rest in peace when i kill it or retire it to my NAS computer.


Excellent

23 months ago.

lasted me years since 2015 and every gpu i pair does not bottleneck ,and for the encoding performance it should depend on the program and the format


Average

21 months ago.

Good if you don't want to overclock and can't afford a 4690.


Excellent

3 years ago.

Solid CPU. No complaints.


Good

2 years ago.

75% lock to 3,4ghz


Excellent

2 years ago.

This CPU performs very well for it's performance bracket!


Poor

8 months ago.

just bad dont even look at it


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